Collision between dry cargo vessel Supidana and long liner Orient

Location: Off Norfolk, England.

Completed PE Summary: Supidana/Orient

A short summary of the accident and action taken:

Vessel name   Orient
Registered Owner & Manager:   Mr M Visholm
Port of registry:   Padstow
Flag:   UK
Type:   Fishing Vessel
Built:   1988
Length overall:   8.4
Gross tonnage:   5.66
Date & Time   03/05/04 05:16
Location of incident:   English coastal waters
Incident Type:   Collision
Persons onboard:   1 crew
Injuries/ fatalities:   None
Damage/ Pollution:   Minor Damage/No Pollution
Vessel name   Supidana
Registered Owner & Manager:   Jorn Moller Skibsagentur ApS
Port of registry:   Korsor
Flag:   Denmark
Type:   Dry cargo
Built:   1969
Length overall:   64.62
Gross tonnage:   1109.00
Date & Time   03/05/04
Location of incident:   English coastal waters
Incident Type:   Collision
Injuries/ fatalities:   None
Damage/ Pollution:   None

Synopsis

Collision between Danish flag cargo vessel Supidana and fishing vessel Orient.

Action taken

The Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents has made recommendations to the owner/skipper of both vessels with reference to:

  • Compliance with the International collision regulations

  • Lookout fatigue

  • The use of lifesaving appliances

  • Crew training

  • Bridge manning


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